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  • News

    Watch out for fake EVs, national regulators told

    Carmakers can exploit loopholes in the EU’s new CO2 emissions targets to push sales of fake plug-in hybrid cars over EVs with no tailpipe emissions, T&E has warned. The law credits...

     Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:43
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    Airline emissions growth out of control

    UK-based Jet2 was the fastest growing airline polluter within Europe last year, growing its carbon emissions a staggering 20% in just 12 months, according to official EU data released this month....

     Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:19
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    Palm oil is not a green fuel, says EU

    The use of palm oil in diesel will be gradually reduced from 2023 and should reach zero in 2030, the European Commission has decided. Though some exemptions will remain, palm oil will no longer be...

     Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 15:13
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    EU says palm oil diesel a climate catastrophe but leaves loopholes open

    Pressure is mounting on EU officials to remove several loopholes in its plan to phase out subsidies for biodiesel produced from palm oil. Earlier this month the European...

     Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 17:28
  • News

    Breakthrough on safer, more aerodynamic, truck cabs

    Several years of campaigning to make large trucks safer and more aerodynamic have finally come to fruition. Earlier this month EU transport ministers agreed to allow more...

     Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:02
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    EU makes one concession too many on ships’ data

    The European Commission has published proposals to revise its reporting rules on ships’ emissions data which are aimed at enabling those who charter ships to pick the...

     Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:48
  • News

    Petition: No palm oil in my tank!

    Palm oil expansion is increasing deforestation, ravaging some of the planet’s remaining rainforests and our most precious wildlife.

    But we can change this! ...

     Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:21
  • News

    Governments’ ambition on truck CO2 falls short

    Truck CO2 emissions should be reduced by 15% in 2025 and 30% in 2030, compared to 2019 levels, EU environment ministers have said. They agreed their joint position on the EU’s first ever truck CO2...

     Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 23:28
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    New CO2 targets will boost cleaner car sales but fall short on climate ambition

    Carmakers will be required to reduce the carbon emissions of new cars they sell in Europe by 15% in 2025 and 37.5% in 2030. The CO2 reduction targets, based on 2021 levels, were agreed in the last...

     Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 14:25
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    EU unveils climate strategy for fossil fuel-free transport

    Europe’s climate strategy should include ending carbon emissions from transport by 2050, the European Commission has said. In a draft...

     Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 14:21